Rohan Connolly, a senior football writer for The Age and radio broadcaster with sports radio station 1116 SEN, has been covering the game since 1983. A multi-AFL Media Association award-winner known for his passion and love of the game, he analyses the AFL for the newspaper and contributes a blog and weekly video, "Footy Fix", for The Age's football website, Real Footy.
Rohan Connolly In search of success, Nathan Buckley's Collingwood is heading in new directions.
Rohan Connolly COLLINGWOOD assistant coach Robert Harvey said yesterday the Magpies had taken plenty of confidence out of last week's return to some sort of form against Essendon.
Rohan Connolly Collingwood can, and has, played a lot better quality football than it did last night, and will certainly need to if it is to have any chance of winning the premiership.
Rohan Connolly Collingwood certainly seems up against it tonight at AAMI Stadium.
Rohan Connolly It could be fourth time lucky for Chris Tarrant come the grand final.
Rohan Connolly Seven minutes. Six inside 50s. Five goals. That's pretty much all you needed to know about Collingwood's 21-point win over Richmond at the MCG last night.
Rohan Connolly Can a side as proven as the Pies really be dismissed as a flag chance?
Rohan Connolly Leigh Matthews' Lions were the equal of today's Cats.
Rohan Connolly Bombers held sway in general play and on the scoreboard the entire afternoon, but that didn't necessarily make their eventual 46-point win a comfortable exercise until the final 10 minutes.
Rohan Connolly Stereotypes have served football well for a long time but the business of pigeonholing in the AFL has become a lot harder in recent years.
Rohan Connolly Already, 2013 is looking likely to be a premiership won by depth as much as class.
Rohan Connolly Two great rivals, a gripping sub-plot, a packed MCG and an unlikely hero.
Rohan Connolly History suggests teams that are 0-2 now can't count on September glory.
Rohan Connolly Travis Varcoe has been at the centre of many of Geelong's high points in this golden era for the Cats.
Compiled by Rohan Connolly and Jon Pierik Rohan Connolly and Jon Pierik take a look at the men guiding the 18 teams in the AFL fray.
Rohan Connolly Four clubs manage to more than double the NAB Cup quota of 80 interchanges.
Rohan Connolly Rarely have so many been in the hunt for the major prize.
Rohan Connolly Collingwood players back after an intensive two-week training camp in Utah.
Rohan Connolly Collingwood coach speaks out about suggestions of an emerging drug culture in the AFL.
Rohan Connolly Players have moved from club to club for as long as football has been played.